Article from the Daily Wire by James Barrett.
For the sake of gender “equality,” English law enforcement authorities are being asked to handle men’s treatment of women differently than women’s treatment of men by considering “behavior targeted towards a woman by men simply because they are a woman” as “hate crimes.”
The behavior that could be deemed “hate crimes” would include “harassment in the street, verbal abuse, unwanted physical approaches, taking photographs without consent or sending unwanted text messages,” the Daily Mail reports. “Harassment in the street” could be something as common as a “wolf-whistle,” as one complaint filed against a group of builders in April suggests.
Should authorities agree to include women in its list of specially-protected groups in society, any of the above actions directed at women could have more severe consequences than the same behavior directed at men by women.
This systemic inequality, some feminist activist groups maintain, is necessary to promote true equality.
Read the entire article at the Daily Wire.
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